“The greatest forces lie in the region of the uncomprehended”

George MacDonald, one of the great inspirations to C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, wrote his own essay on the essence of fantasy and fairy tales in “The Fantastic Imagination.” Some key excerpts of it are below; the full essay can be found here. Chief among his concerns are dispelling the notion that “fantasy” can involve … Continue reading “The greatest forces lie in the region of the uncomprehended”

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